The greatest lesson I've learned this life is survival.
You're not exactly the greatest protector!
He held the ruler of the greatest kingdom at his mercy!
Ol' Woodie was the greatest pitcher ever.
Her circumstances were unique among all the humans he'd met, even if she wasn't the greatest mother he'd had.
He's on the sidelines of the greatest happening since...
Lost souls, shut out of the underworld, was the greatest nightmare for Death.
Jade had trained under Kris, the greatest of the Immortal warriors, and knew Sasha to be a lazy fighter.
My people are Anshan's greatest allies.
I thought having children was your greatest dream.
Some of the private industry's greatest minds are with the VP in the cliff.
Two... what is your greatest fear about getting married?
The difficult task of rounding her up and holding her down wasn't his greatest concern about an examination.
The free enterprise system—the greatest creator of wealth the world has known—will continue to produce the material gains we enjoy today and to reward most those who serve their fellow humans best.
She was the greatest find since he'd taken over the war from his slain brother.
The situation with Lori had been her greatest fear of adoption.
When I was your age, I didn't think I was very smart, but I had a father who honestly thought I was the greatest, smartest, nicest kid alive.
She died with the greatest shame: her soul imprisoned for all time and her memory erased from the immortal world.
She had once told him that children were her greatest dream ... next to a husband, she had amended.
Their greatest social obligation had been the local church fund raiser.
Speaking in English, he displayed an eloquence and command of the language scarcely excelled by the greatest orators in their own tongue.
Next to Washington he was the greatest American.
And so God who is the greatest and happiest of all beings is the most loving too.
His greatest interest obviously lay some distance down that path into the woods.
Say anything to anyone else, and you'll spend eternity in the greatest agony I can create.
"…my greatest honor to meet you," Giovanni said with a warm smile.
She was a fool, the greatest of them all!
Mansr's parting warning, that she must voluntarily accept her role and Anshan as her home, had struck him as odd, for why would she not when he honored her with the greatest honor ever bestowed upon a non-ruling Anshan?
"My greatest mistake was not destroying you sooner," A'Ran said with chilling calmness.
For all he knew, the goats were her greatest dream.
She thinks you're the greatest thing since God died.
I guess my greatest fear is that he will be disappointed in me.
What would he say was your greatest character trait?
You disabled my greatest enemy for me.
"You've given me the greatest honor any man ever has," he said.
She still wanted horses, but how could she tell him that she had stolen his dream – that the safari was her greatest interest now?
His poetry is entirely Sufic, and he was esteemed the greatest mystic poet of the Arabs.
The reputation of his learning led Majorianus to treat him with the greatest respect.
It will be noticed that the difference between the greatest and least hourly values is, in all but three winter months, actually larger than the mean value of the potential gradient for the day; it bears to the range of the regular diurnal inequality a ratio varying from 2.0 in May to 3.6 in November.
His greatest and least mean hourly values and the hours of their occurrence are as follows: Gockel did not observe between 10 P.M.
In particular the remarkable frontier lines which bounded the Roman provinces of Upper (southern) Germany and Raetia, and which at their greatest development stretched from near Bonn on the Rhine to near Regensburg on the Danube, are often called the Limes Germanicus.
Precipitation is greatest in the mountains, over 50 in.; and least over the Ohio Valley, the eastern Panhandle and the extreme south-east, 35 to 40 in.
The imprudent conduct of the Madras authorities had irritated beyond endurance the two greatest Mussulman powers in the peninsula, the nizam of the Deccan and Hyder Ali, the usurper of Mysore, who began to negotiate an alliance with the Mahrattas.
Chait Sing, raja of Benares, the greatest of the vassal chiefs who had grown rich under the protection of the British rule, lay under the suspicion of disloyalty.
16' 24" 16' 16" 8 Gascoigne, from his observations, deduces the greatest variation of the apparent diameter of the sun to be 35"; according to the Connaissance des temps it amounts to 32" 3.3 These results prove the enormous advance attained in accuracy by Gascoigne, and his indisputable title to the credit of inventing the micrometer.
The slides are accurately fitted so as to have no sensible lateral shake, but yet so as to move easily in the direction of the greatest length of the micrometer box.
Be moved at right angles to its greatest length by the screw G.
620) he came in contact with Pulakesin II., the greatest of the Chalukya dynasty, who made himself lord of the south, as Harsha was lord of the north.
A new parliament was called to meet at Oxford, to avoid the influences of the city of London, where Shaftesbury had taken the greatest pains to make himself popular.
"Next to being a citizen of the world," writes Thomas Hood in his Literary Reminiscences, " it must be the best thing to be born a citizen of the world's greatest city."
2 " The greatest of all the prejudices we have retained from our infancy is that of believing that the beasts think."
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
He grew up to become a famous man and one of our greatest orators.
Thousands of years ago the greatest country, in the world was Egypt.
Haroun-al-Raschid (Aaron the Just) was the greatest of all the caliphs of Bagdad.
He was a very wise and powerful ruler, and he made his country the greatest of any that was then known.
His army was the greatest that the Romans had ever seen.
He is one of the greatest men in our country, was the answer.
He taught, also, that a friend is the greatest blessing that any one can have.
From this period came some of humanity's greatest masterpieces, including St. Peter's Basilica, Da Vinci's Last Supper, Michelangelo's Pieta, and hundreds of other instantly recognizable artistic treasures.
Its greatest value cannot be hauled off.
Shakespeare was undoubtedly the greatest master the English language has ever known and, quite probably, will ever know.
The guinea-fowl likes to hide her nest in out-of-the-way places, and it was one of my greatest delights to hunt for the eggs in the long grass.
At dawn I was awakened by the smell of coffee, the rattling of guns, and the heavy footsteps of the men as they strode about, promising themselves the greatest luck of the season.
Dr. Bell went everywhere with us and in his own delightful way described to me the objects of greatest interest.
Before the end of the first year I read "Wilhelm Tell" with the greatest delight.
Before I left New York, these bright days were darkened by the greatest sorrow that I have ever borne, except the death of my father.
I took the greatest delight in these German books, especially Schiller's wonderful lyrics, the history of Frederick the Great's magnificent achievements and the account of Goethe's life.
"Toleration," she said once, when she was visiting her friend Mrs. Laurence Hutton, "is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle."
The back of the greatest obstacle in the path of progress is broken.
Let us lead them during the first years to find their greatest pleasure in Nature.
It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.
The very fact that the nineteenth century has not produced many authors whom the world may count among the greatest of all time does not in my opinion justify the remark, "There may come a time when people cease to write."
Flint's Pond, a mile eastward, allowing for the disturbance occasioned by its inlets and outlets, and the smaller intermediate ponds also, sympathize with Walden, and recently attained their greatest height at the same time with the latter.
Flint's, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
But already a change is taking place, owing, not to an increased humanity, but to an increased scarcity of game, for perhaps the hunter is the greatest friend of the animals hunted, not excepting the Humane Society.
That's the greatest thing I have seen to-day.
Nowadays the host does not admit you to his hearth, but has got the mason to build one for yourself somewhere in his alley, and hospitality is the art of keeping you at the greatest distance.
The greatest depth was exactly one hundred and two feet; to which may be added the five feet which it has risen since, making one hundred and seven.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.
If it were a war for freedom I could understand it and should be the first to enter the army; but to help England and Austria against the greatest man in the world is not right.
I am now going to the war, the greatest war there ever was, and I know nothing and am fit for nothing.
You are a Madame de Genlis and nothing more" (this nickname, bestowed on Vera by Nicholas, was considered very stinging), "and your greatest pleasure is to be unpleasant to people!
"The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.
Near Hetzelsdorf Prince Andrew struck the high road along which the Russian army was moving with great haste and in the greatest disorder.
He rode on to the region where the greatest number of men had perished in fleeing from Pratzen.
The greatest attention of all to Boris' narrative was shown by Helene.
Temptations to Pierre's greatest weakness-- the one to which he had confessed when admitted to the Lodge--were so strong that he could not resist them.
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.
I understand them so well and have the greatest respect for them.
It was the time when the youthful Speranski was at the zenith of his fame and his reforms were being pushed forward with the greatest energy.
These visits of Natasha's at night before the count returned from his club were one of the greatest pleasures of both mother, and daughter.
One person, better dressed than the rest, seemed to know everyone and mentioned by name the greatest dignitaries of the day.
Today's events mark an epoch, the greatest epoch in our history, he concluded.
"You know it is my greatest pleasure," said Natasha.
To have one's ear pulled by the Emperor was considered the greatest honor and mark of favor at the French court.
The greatest crush during the movement of the troops took place at the Stone, Moskva, and Yauza bridges.
The other was that vague and quite Russian feeling of contempt for everything conventional, artificial, and human--for everything the majority of men regard as the greatest good in the world.
Oh yes, mon cher, he is the greatest man of the ages past or future.
In regard to philanthropy, the greatest virtue of crowned heads, Napoleon also did all in his power.
And the quiet little Dokhturov rode thither, and Borodino became the greatest glory of the Russian army.
God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.
You know that for me there is nothing in life but you, and to suffer with you is the greatest happiness for me, and he took her hand and pressed it as he had pressed it that terrible evening four days before his death.
Discussions and questions of that kind, which are like the question of how to get the greatest gratification from one's dinner, did not then and do not now exist for those for whom the purpose of a dinner is the nourishment it affords; and the purpose of marriage is the family.
"What nonsense it is," Natasha suddenly exclaimed, "about honeymoons, and that the greatest happiness is at first!
Every army is composed of lower grades of the service--the rank and file--of whom there are always the greatest number; of the next higher military rank--corporals and noncommissioned officers of whom there are fewer, and of still-higher officers of whom there are still fewer, and so on to the highest military command which is concentrated in one person.
Apparently his greatest concern was the fact that his mother was married to his adoptive father at the time he was conceived.
Her greatest concern was whether she could manage such a large house on her own.
Mary, on the other hand, was vocal about her opinion of Cade, even to the point of stating that he would be the greatest catch of the century - no doubt, even an exaggeration in Mary's mind.
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
He'd seen from burying his brother that a king's greatest weakness was the woman at his side.
Her greatest warrior, Gabriel had experienced his fair share of battle wounds.
Mr. Hutton introduced me to many of his literary friends, greatest of whom are Mr. William Dean Howells and Mark Twain.